Intel
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4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.80 GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 199,743 user samples
157,937 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 44% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 44% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 167th / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
41,806 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
67.3 % 85.6 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
95.7 Pts 108 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+13%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
328 Pts 414 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+26%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
500 Pts 894 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+79%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts 119 Pts +4%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
408 Pts 472 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
568 Pts 1011 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+78%
Market Share
Based on 12,269,894 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.17 % Hugely higher market share.
+256%
0.61 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % 111 % Much more popular.
+66%
Age
Newest
23+ Months 19 Months More recent.
+17%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
110 Pts 114 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
118 Pts 124 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+5%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
395 Pts 453 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+15%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
421 Pts 492 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+17%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
524 Pts 980 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+87%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
600 Pts 1021 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+70%
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Great laptop CPU. Can run stuff really smooth without any problem, its a great option for a 7th gen processor, but if you can afford it, go with a 8th generation processor. [Jul '18 landsec]

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The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's release of the Ryzen 7 series, the Ryzen 5 series is positioned as a less expensive mid-performance alternative to Intel's i5 mainstream offerings. Once again, AMD excels in multi-core technology. Like the Ryzen 5 1600, the 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads, but has roughly 11% higher clock speeds (out of the box) for a 14% premium. Like all Ryzen CPUs the 1600X is unlocked. The 1600X is the only Ryzen 5 CPU with a TDP of 95W, the 1600, 1500X and 1400 all have 50% lower power consumption of 65W. Due to its high thread count, UserBenchmarks show that at stock clocks the 1600X outperforms the i7-7700k on multi-threaded tasks by 23%, but it lags behind by 23% for single and 14% for quad-core performance. The 1600X is priced keenly at $249 so a more appropriate CPU comparison is the i5-7600k where the 1600X wins on stock multi-core by a whopping 81%. The 1600X does represent great value for workstation users that also game but its $30 cheaper sibling, the 1600 (non x version), which includes a cooler and has great overclocking potential out of the box is arguably the the value king in this segment. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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